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  • Tuesday December 29th, 2020

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 29, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 29, 2020]

MORNING NEWS BRIEF [DECEMBER 29, 2020] 150 150 Cambodia Development Center
HOT NEWS
  1. The EU nations have collectively agreed on the provisional application of the EU-UK trade deal, starting from January 1st and is currently waiting for the final adoption on 30th. Source: Xinhua Net
  2. Head of Iran’s envoy to Egypt warned Arab states about falling into a policy trap of the U.S. and Israel that seeks to cause division among Arab states and Iran. Source: Sputnik
  3. The US House which is led by the Democrats, overruled Trump’s veto by 322 to 87 votes on the defense policy bill that is worth USD740 billion. Source: Metro US
WORLD
  1. Iran rejected the allegations made by the U.S. that Iran took part in the recent rockets strikes near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, capital city of Iran. Source: Newsweek
  2. Israeli’s PM and President Putin discussed via a phone call about enhancing bilateral relations and considering possible actions to stabilize the situation in Syria. Source: China.org
  3. Argentina has started their mass vaccination program on Tuesday with Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine, in which health workers will be the first to get vaccinated. Source:​​​​​​​ Sputnik

 

REGIONS
  1. The statistic showed DPRK’s economy grew 0.4 percent for the first time in 3 years which was driven by the expansion of construction, agriculture and fisheries sectors. Source: Yonhap News Agency
  2. ROK is speeding up their preparation for the launch of the mass vaccination campaign after having reported the first case of the new strains of coronavirus. Source: The Straits Times 
  3. Indonesian FM announced the new regulations that ban international travelers from the UK and tighten travel regulations in concern for the new strains of coronavirus. Source: CNA

 

CAMBODIA
  1. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries requested assistance from Japan’s government to provide support on agricultural product processing. Source: AKP
  2. MOC invested USD500,000 that enabled 125 small- and medium-sized businesses to receive grants and online training to conduct businesses on a new online marketplace. Source: AKP
  3. The PM is due to announce the re-opening of private education institutions after they were ordered to close due to the 28th November incident. Source: Khmer Times

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